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Photoshop for Traditional Artists | Part 1: Setting up Photoshop with Chris Legaspi

Photoshop for Traditional Artists | Part 1: Setting up Photoshop
Learn Photoshop with a Pro! Chris will guide you through the digital tools you need

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Chris Legaspi
Digital Art
Adobe Photoshop
1h 48m 44s
Photoshop for Traditional Artists

In this series, instructor Chris Legaspi shows you how to use Adobe Photoshop as an artist. This series will be extremely helpful if you have been wondering how to use your traditional artistic skills in a digital medium, but don’t exactly know where to begin. This first lesson in the series will cover how to set up Photoshop. Chris begins with the very basics, going over what kind of software and hardware he recommends, and how to open and navigate around Photoshop. He will then cover setting up your workspace, menus, layers, and brushes.

Hardware and Software

  • Macbook Pro 13″
  • Wacom Bamboo, Intuos or Cintiq Tablet
  • Adobe Photoshop, Autodesk Sketchbook Pro, Corel Painter, Manga Studio or Procreate
Beginner Friendly

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